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Streptococcus is a genus of coccus (spherical) Gram-positive bacteria belonging to the phylum Firmicutes and the order Lactobacillales (lactic acid bacteria).

Streptococcal Infections: MedlinePlus

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May 20, 2016 ... Streptococcal is a type of bacteria that can cause strep throat (group A) or blood infections (group B). Learn how they can be prevented and ...

Streptococcus, Group B - WebMD

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Important It is possible that the main title of the report Streptococcus, Group B is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the ...

Streptococcal Infections - Infections - Merck Manuals Consumer ...

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Many species of streptococci live harmlessly in and on the body. Some species that can cause infection are also present in some healthy people but cause no ...

Streptococcus Group B Infections: Practice Essentials, Background ...

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Oct 20, 2015 ... Group B Streptococcus (GBS), also known as Streptococcus agalactiae, is best known as a cause of postpartum infection and as the most ...

Streptococcal Infections (invasive group A strep, GAS)

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Group A streptococci are bacteria commonly found in the throat and on the skin. The vast majority of GAS infections are relatively mild illnesses, such as strep ...

Streptococcus | bacterium genus | Britannica.com

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Streptococcus group of spheroidal bacteria belonging to the family Streptococcaceae. The term streptococcus (“twisted berry”) refers to the bacteria's  ...

Streptococcus pyogenes and streptococcal disease

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Todar's Online Textbook of Bacteriology chapter on Streptococcus pyogenes discusses Group A strep, GAS, strep throat and other streptococcal diseases.

Evaluation of Universal Antenatal Screening for Group B ...

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Group B streptococcal disease is one of the most common infections in the first week after birth. In 2002, national guidelines recommended universal late ...

Group A Streptococcus (GAS) Infections | IDPH

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Group A Streptococcus is a bacterium found in the human throat or on the skin. There are approximately 350 cases of invasive GAS infection reported in Illinois ...

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Group A Strep | Questions and Answers | GAS | CDC

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Jun 15, 2016 ... What is group A Streptococcus? How are group A strep spread? What kind of illnesses are caused by group A strep? How common is invasive ...

Group A Streptococcal Infections: Learn About Treatment

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Feb 19, 2016 ... Symptoms and signs of group A streptococcal infections include sore throat, fever , swollen lymph nodes, rash, low blood pressure, and tissue ...

Symptoms and causes - Strep throat - Mayo Clinic

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Dec 16, 2015 ... The cause of strep throat is bacteria known as Streptococcus pyogenes, also known as group A streptococcus. Streptococcal bacteria are ...